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Mercer Golf Team gears up for upcoming tournament

The Bears are set to compete in their next tournament on March 11.

Sophie Peel, Staff Writer

March 3, 2016

Golf is a uniquely individual sport, but collegiate golf is different because it combines scores from the top five players who compete. The highest score, the  worst score, is dropped and the remaining four make up the total. The Mercer Men’s Golf team is undoubtedly that: a team. However, ind...

Top five Mercer sports moments of the fall semester

Top five Mercer sports moments of the fall semester

Hayes Rule, Staff Writer

January 30, 2016

5. Jama runs away from competition for Julius Johnson Invitational win Men’s cross country runner Ahmed Jama took the reigns as a freshman for Mercer last semester, leading the Bears in all five of the team’s races -- but that doesn’t tell the whole story for the Woodstock, Georgia, native. ...

Mary Janiga: Named for greatness

Mary Janiga’s life has been intertwined with golf since she was born, as she was named after one of the golf courses that hosts The Masters Tournament in Augusta, Georgia.

Hayes Rule, Staff Writer

October 29, 2015

The game of golf has been with freshman Mary Augusta Janiga from the moment she entered the world. She shares her namesake with the course that takes breathes away  — The Augusta National. The National, host of one of golf’s four majors — The Masters Tournament — resides in Augusta, Georgia...

Five things you may have missed…

The Mercer University men’s basketball team will open their season at home against Allen University  on Friday, November 13, according to the newly released schedule.

Kaylee Thompson, Contributing Writer

August 28, 2015

1.) Broadcasting move to The Bull Icons Mercer University has moved its football radio coverage over to  97.3 FM The Bull Icons, or game coverage can be streamed free online through iHeartRadio. Join the iconic ‘Voice of the Mercer Bears’ Rick Cameron and NFL analyst Roger Jackson live every S...

Women's gold places 5th at LPGA due to canceled 2nd, 3rd rounds

Bryson Jones

October 19, 2011

On Oct. 7, the Mercer women’s golf team headed to Daytona Beach, Fla. for the LPGA Invitational hosted by Xavier University. The tournament was played at the LPGA International Legends Course.  After 18 holes, the Bears saw themselves in a tie for fifth place with a team composite score of 310 strokes. Head...

Women's golf takes 6th at A-Sun

(photo courtesy of Mary Alice Murphy capped her stellar freshman year with a tie for 17th at the A-Sun tournament.


April 27, 2011

The first round of the Atlantic Sun Championship this year went according to plan as the Mercer women’s golf team blistered the field with an opening-day 300, a team record. Kimberly Graff’s 70 put her in the tournament lead, but after a difficult second and third rounds the team would stagger to a 6th-place fini...

Women's golf shows improvement at U. of Cincinnati Invitational

(photo courtesy of MU's Kimberly Graff had a solid tournament for the Bears, helping them score low in a top-10 finish in Crystal River, FL.


March 30, 2011

The headline might not be gaudy, but after an eighth place finish in the 23-team field at the University of Cincinnati Spring Invitational, Mercer’s women’s golf program is primed for perhaps their best run into the Atlantic Sun tournament in recent history. The Bears’ final round total of 307 on Sunday cemented their finish behind tournament ...

Women's golf takes 11th in Myrtle Beach

(photo courtesy of Gary Guyer's team continues to improve and prep for the A-Sun tournament in mid-April.


March 16, 2011

Climbing the standings on the final day of play at the Barefoot at the Beach Inviational, the Mercer women’s golf team made the most of their recent visit to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina en route to an 11th-place finish in the 15-team field. Jumping Appalachian State and Marshall during the third rou...

Wiriath, women's golf take Coastal GA title

(photo courtesy of Gary Guyer) Mercer's Aurelie Wiriath collected her first collegiate win after defeating Shorter's Greta Lange in a playoff at the Coastal GA Invitational.


February 20, 2011

It’s not quite time yet for the Atlantic Sun tournament, but head coach Gary Guyer’s squad seems to be peaking at the right time. After a fifth place finish at the Jacksonville University Classic at Hidden Hills Country Club, the Bears pulled off their second tournament win of the season at the Coast Georgia Invitational in St. Simons Island, Georgi...

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